Monthly Archives: October 2017

Church near Syracuse dates to 1880s

Old church buildings in the countryside used to be much more common than they are now, but there are still a few of them left. And a few are still used for church services. Shown in the photo is the … Continue reading

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Cuppy house still stands in South Whitley

The Cuppy house is a true historical landmark in South Whitley. It was built by Abraham Cuppy, who was once a state senator, in 1837. Hardwood floors and beams made of bark-stripped whole tree trunks and a unique staircase with … Continue reading

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Trace of former interurban in Michigan

While in Michigan during the summer of 2016, not far across the border from Indiana, I was able to attend an interesting museum program about the history of the Benton Harbor-St. Joe Railway & Light Co. I was able to … Continue reading

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Former interurban station in Coloma

Last summer I visited Coloma, Michigan, while on vacation one week. I attended an interesting program at the history museum there about an interurban line serving Coloma. While in Coloma, I stopped to get pics of this old building. It … Continue reading

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Building in Fort Wayne a reminder of interurban

Here is another remnant of the Fort Wayne & Wabash Valley Traction Company in Fort Wayne. There were three shop buildings built in the 1920s on Spy Run Avenue in Fort Wayne. Shown in the photo is one of the … Continue reading

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